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Borough of Atlantic Highlands, NJ
Monmouth County
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[Adopted 7-27-1965 by Ord. No. 499]
All owners of untenanted land and all tenants or occupiers of land lying within the limits of the Borough of Atlantic Highlands shall remove from such lands brush, weeds, dead and dying trees, stumps, roots, obnoxious growths, filth, garbage, trash and debris, within 20 days after notice to remove the same.
In the event that the owner of untenanted land shall have refused or neglected to remove the brush, weeds, dead and dying trees, stumps, roots, obnoxious growths, filth, garbage, trash and debris within 20 days after notice aforesaid, under the direction of the Mayor and Council, then and in that event, the Mayor and Council may provide for the removal from such lands any brush, weeds, dead and dying trees, stumps, roots, obnoxious growths, filth, garbage, trash and debris, and the cost thereof shall be charged against the lands and the amount so charged shall forthwith become a lien upon such lands and shall be added to and become a part of the taxes next to be assessed and levied upon such lands and the same to bear interest at the same rate as taxes, and to be collected and enforced by the same officers and in the same manner as taxes.
[Amended 2-23-2011 by Ord. No. 03-2011]
Any person who shall violate the terms of this article, or who shall refuse or neglect to remove from such lands brush, weeds, dead and dying trees, stumps, roots, obnoxious growths, filth, garbage, trash and debris within the time herein provided shall, upon conviction thereof, be subject to a penalty as provided in Chapter 1, Article II, General Penalty.